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# mayor - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Boris Johnson should have disclosed ‘close association’ with Jennifer Arcuri, but faces no police probe

The IOPC said it ‘would have been wise’ for Johnson to declare this link as a conflict of interest.

# mayor - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government

The Assembly on gender equality will look at “the remaining barriers facilitating gender discrimination”.

# mayor - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Limerick has voted to elect its own mayor with greater powers - but what happens now?

And who’s likely to put their hat in the right? At this stage, it could be anyone really.

# mayor - Monday 27 May, 2019

Limerick votes for directly elected mayor for the city while Cork and Waterford reject same plans

Waterford has rejected the same proposal. Limerick voted in favour.

# mayor - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'Shambolic': Martin hits out at government as speculation mounts over defeat of directly elected mayor plebiscite

Martin’s comments come as speculation mounts in Cork that the plebiscite looks set to be defeated.

# mayor - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Here is what a directly elected mayor will and won't be able to do

People in Cork, Limerick and Waterford will get to vote on the issue in May.

# mayor - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Dublin Lord Mayor defends hosting gathering for unregulated crisis pregnancy agency

Gianna Care has been criticised by pro-choice groups for giving inaccurate medical information.

# mayor - Friday 3 August, 2018

WWE wrestler Kane wins mayor's race in Tennessee

He now runs an insurance business.

# mayor - Monday 11 June, 2018

Paris has an interactive map where you can report rat sightings

The website was set up after a daycare centre’s playground was found to be infested with rats.

# mayor - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Greek mayor (75) kicked and punched by 'far-right thugs' at WW1 event

“They were hitting me everywhere,” Boutaris told state agency ANA. “It was a despicable attack, but I am well.”

# mayor - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Poll: Should Ireland have directly elected mayors? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have directly elected mayors?

In addition to the referendum on abortion next year, Ireland will vote on three other referendums.

# mayor - Monday 23 October, 2017

From The42 Former AC Milan defender elected mayor of Tbilisi Career Change

Former AC Milan defender elected mayor of Tbilisi

Ex-Georgian captain Kakha Kaladze turned to politics after a career that saw him win the Champions League twice.

# mayor - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years

The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June 2018.

# mayor - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Appeal for witnesses after woman 'kicked in face' by man 'with American accent'

The incident happened in the Henry Street area of Limerick in the early hours of last Monday morning.

# mayor - Friday 30 June, 2017

Former TD who said 'F**k you, Deputy Stagg' in the Dáil is elected mayor of South Dublin

Councillor Paul Gogarty replaces outgoing mayor Guss O’Connell.

# mayor - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'We're in crisis': Wexford mayor fights to fix the county's mental health problems

Mayor Frank Staples wrote to the Minister for Health outlining his concerns for his community.

# mayor - Friday 16 June, 2017

Limerick mayor hopeful under fire for comments on immigrants claiming social welfare

Councillor Stephen Keary made the comments at a recent council meeting.

# mayor - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor

Sadiq Khan last night said it did not make sense to welcome a president ‘whose policies go against everything we stand for’.

# mayor - Monday 8 May, 2017

'It was just a prank gone wrong': Limerick playground destroyed by accident

Locals in Moyross believe someone ‘did something stupid’ and the fire spead to the play park.

# mayor - Friday 17 March, 2017

The Mayor of Paris has declared war on rats

The Mayor of Paris has declared war on rats

Anne Hidalgo has budgeted €1.5 million to do away with the French capital’s rodent population.

# mayor - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Mayor of Calais bans distribution of free food to migrants

Mayor Natacha Bouchart says the directive is to prevent “law and order issues”.

# mayor - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet

The government have put down a counter motion to the Green Party’s bill for a directly-elected mayor for Dublin.

# mayor - Sunday 20 November, 2016

“For Dublin to get into the Champions League of European cities, we need a directly-elected mayor” People's Choice This post contains a poll

“For Dublin to get into the Champions League of European cities, we need a directly-elected mayor”

A motion to support the creation of a directly-elected mayor for Dublin will be debated by the Dáil this week.

# mayor - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Philippine mayor on president's drug list shot dead in jail

The president of the Philippines has been waging a bloody war on drugs.

# mayor - Friday 12 August, 2016

The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of "burkinis"

The ban follows an attack on nearby Nice which killed 85 people.

# mayor - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Donald Trump plans to 'make an exception' for London's new Muslim mayor

The presumptive Republican nominee has said he was “happy to see” Sadiq Khan emerge victorious in the London mayoral race.

# mayor - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

'He's mayor of heaven now': Mourners pay final respects to controversial politician Rob Ford

He gained worldwide notoriety for smoking crack cocaine while in office.

# mayor - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Rob Ford, controversial former Toronto Mayor, dies aged 46

He had been battling cancer.

# mayor - Saturday 2 January, 2016

US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim

He continued his criticism of President Obama.

# mayor - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Pictures: the O'Connell Street Christmas lights are now officially on in Dublin

With just one day left in November, festive fever is here to stay.

# mayor - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Dublin’s new mayor, the passing of a Ros na Rún actor and a new political grouping had people talking today.

# mayor - Friday 26 June, 2015

Homeless couple sleeping at council had an injunction taken out against them

The couple slept in South Dublin County Council last night after being homeless over a week ago.

# mayor - Friday 8 May, 2015

Giggles the micro pig is running for mayor

Let’s hope she doesn’t tell any porkies during her campaign,

# mayor - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Limerick mayor says picture of his car parked in disabled space is political... but he is sorry

Kevin Sheahan has apologised for the blunder and said it won’t be an event that is repeated.

# mayor - Monday 5 January, 2015

India has elected its first transgender mayor

Madhu Bai Kinnar beat out a rival from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party.

# mayor - Sunday 28 December, 2014

NYPD officers turned their backs on the city's mayor when he spoke at cop's funeral

The police commissioner has said it was ‘inappropriate’.

# mayor - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Gallic row brewing over 180m tall pyramid for Paris skyline

That’s about 1.5 time the height of the Spire of Dublin.

# mayor - Friday 14 November, 2014

This mayor says she wasn’t throwing gang signs with a convicted felon

The police said the mayor ‘should have known better’.

# mayor - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Bodies of Mexican students burned by gang in 14-hour inferno

Gang-linked police attacked their buses in September and ten delivered them to a drug gang to be killed.

# mayor - Monday 3 November, 2014

Drogheda mayor left Fine Gael over Irish Water's 'cronyism, bonuses, allowances and privatisation'

Kevin Callan left the party over their handling of water charges.

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